Google is used across almost all the devices (smartphone, tablet, laptop and PC) and has a huge ecosystem running behind it. With so many features and settings, it gets confusing on how to alter a particular one.
If you want to remove your profile picture from your Google account and you aren’t sure how to do it, this guide will surely come in handy. Here is how to remove profile pictures from Google accounts and Gmail easily.
The easiest way to do it is by using a personal computer (PC). The profile picture can be removed following these steps.
Step 1 – Open your browser
Step 2 – Type Accounts.Google.com and fill in your login details.
Step 3 – On the left pane of the Google account page click on the “Personal info” tab
Step 4 – Under the Basic Info tab, there will be your profile picture.
Step 5 – Click on the profile picture and press remove.
In case you want to change the profile pic, then press change. By this method, your profile picture will be removed or changed. It will take a little time for all the devices to update so worry not if you still see your profile picture on some devices.
On Android or iOS smartphones
Step 1 – Open Phone setting (Gmail for iOS users)
Step 2 – Go to Google Settings option when your scroll down(Open Gmail settings for iOS users and go to Google Setting)
Step 3 – Choose the Manage your Google Account option in the Google setting tab.
Step 4 – On the bottom of the personal information page, tap on the profile picture under the Basic info option.
Step 5 – Tap on the profile picture and select the remove option from there.
With these steps, one can easily remove their Google profile picture or change it. For iOS devices, one needs to install Gmail to perform this method as the application does not come pre-installed in Apple devices.
For the latest gadget and tech news, and gadget reviews, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. For newest tech & gadget videos subscribe to our YouTube Channel. You can also stay up to date using the Gadget Bridge Android App. You can find the latest car and bike news here.